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Woman charged with punching student in face, attacking staff members at middle school in Waukegan

Police say a woman has been arrested after she and a man forced their way into John Lewis Middle School in Waukegan before punching a student in the face and attacking staff members. The Waukegan Police Department and Waukegan Fire Department responded around 7:12 a.m. Tuesday to John Lewis Middle School, 600 South Lewis Avenue, […]

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Schools in Round Lake, Round Lake Beach and surrounding areas placed on lockdown due to ‘community safety event’

Schools in the Round Lake area were placed on lockdown Friday for the second day in a row while police respond to a “community safety event,” officials said. Round Lake Area Schools District 116 officials sent a message to parents at 10:50 a.m. Friday regarding the situation. All schools in the district with the exception […]

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Classes resume, counselors available after 5 students arrested following gun brought to Highland Park High School

Classes resumed Wednesday at Highland Park High School following a lockdown Tuesday after a student brought a gun to school, leading to five students being arrested. Highland Park Superintendent of Schools Bruce Law said that District 113 received an anonymous tip reporting a rumor of a student in possession of a gun Tuesday morning. Highland […]

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Police continue investigation after 5 students arrested following student with gun at Highland Park High School

An investigation is continuing after officers arrested five students and a SWAT team responded to Highland Park High School for a student who brought a gun to school. Highland Park Superintendent of Schools Bruce Law sent a message to parents Tuesday morning about the incident. Law said that District 113 received an¬†anonymous tip reporting a […]